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Welcome to Queensland Rail's one-stop shop for journalists and other members of the media. This site features the latest media releases, information and campaigns.

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Latest media releases

$163M Gold Coast rail upgrade complete well ahead of Commonwealth Games (Ministerial media statement)
The first revenue service has rolled along the 8.2 kilometre Coomera to Helensvale rail duplication, boosting capacity and reliability ahead of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Access for all at Nambour station (Ministerial media statement)
A multi-million-dollar accessibility upgrade is now complete at Nambour station, a key transport hub and the third busiest station for commuters on the Sunshine Coast line.
Maryborough wins with Downer in line for $70M in projects (Ministerial media statement)
The Palaszczuk Government has today confirmed a $70 million pipeline of projects for Downer EDI’s Maryborough workshop.
Safety campaign launched to coincide with National Rail Safety Week
​To coincide with Rail Safety Week, Queensland Rail has launched its latest safety campaign to highlight the simple behaviours that can prevent an injury or near miss on the rail network.
Driver applications open to all
Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport Jackie Trad has today announced that recruitment for Queensland Rail train drivers would be opened to all job seekers next month.
New trains to first service the Airport and Gold Coast
Customers on the Airport and Gold Coast lines will be the first to experience the New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) fleet, when they enter passenger service.
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